Starting a Business in the City of Upland
The City of Upland welcomes you to its business community. Starting a business can be exciting and challenging. We wish you success in your new venture!
The City of Upland requires all businesses operating within the City limits, including property owners and independent contractors, to obtain a business license and to pay the business license tax prior to commencing business operations.
There are many things you should consider when starting a business. The goal of this web page is to help the new business owner understand the Business License process. You can also download a Business License Handbook to help you get started. The handbook is intended to guide you through the business approval process and includes a list of other agencies you may need to contact when starting your business. The following documents will assist you with the process:
If you need further assistance or help applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at Upland@hdlgov.com or by phone at (909) 348-0460. All questions and applications are now processed online or over the phone.